Governments and others using cloud-based services should keep 10 security tips in mind, including making sure they can maintain control of their data if a service provider goes bankrupt, says Dimitra Liveri, co-author of a new report.
Attempts to shame China haven't been effective in stopping that country from pilfering intellectual property from the computers of American companies, according to a new report to Congress from a special commission.
FS-ISAC has issued a white paper with tips on streamlining third-party software risk assessments. One member of a new working group explains why the adoption of standard security controls is so critical.
Consolidating Microsoft Active Directory isn't just a technical challenge, but a personnel one as well. Just ask Johnson Matthey's Steve Way, who had to calm dozens of administrators he labels as "masters of their own universe."
Even when NASA does something right, such as adhering to best practices in awarding a cloud computing contract, the space agency gets criticized by its inspector general for failing to leverage that contract throughout the organization.
Here are some questions we'd like to ask the former systems administrator at the National Security Agency to learn more about the motivation behind his leak of the U.S. government's top-secret information collection programs.
NIST's Ron Ross sees the cloud as helping to reduce the complexity of keeping data secure. But security expert Eugene Spafford of Purdue University offers a different viewpoint in the first part of a two-part joint interview.